The "Harrier" replacement rolled out

  TopCat® 17:32 19 Dec 2007

off the US production lines yesterday. The F-35B has already been the subject of criticism over its stealth and actual fighting capabilities. Nevertheless, at the moment it seems we could be getting some, and, I would guess, the variant F-35A for the RAF as well. TC. click here

  Kemistri 18:14 19 Dec 2007

The B-variant will be used on the two CVFs (scheduled to be commissioned in 2014) and the A-variant will be based at Lossiemouth. Each carrier will take up to 40-46 aircraft.

  CatTrading 18:33 19 Dec 2007

I still think they could utilise the V22 Osprey.
It even got in to the recent Simpsons Movie, but more because of it's failures!

For me on this plane:
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  DieSse 21:56 19 Dec 2007

We missed the boat (what's new!) in the 1950s with this "Osprey-like" design.

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  ayrmail 01:13 20 Dec 2007

The harrier was great to watch used to come to Lossie before going to maple flag, think it was 3 Sq that where all packed up ready to leave when one cab came back with the exhaust nozzles stuck pointing down hovered about 30-50 ft up then the engine cut out, down to earth with a thud bit of smoke and knackered airframe the ground crew rear party’s faces where a picture as they realized they’d need to stay and miss the fun in Canada

  crosstrainer 01:42 20 Dec 2007

I have seen them, flown them

Need something better

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